Beautiful views and flora.

Loader Walk begins at Mount Nicoll and encompasses the beautiful views visible from the lookout as well as an interesting array of flora as you traverse the land between Foster and Fish Creek known locally as the Hoddle.

45 minutes return, the trail is rugged in places but enjoyable, offering rural and Prom views. Best on a clear day as cloudy conditions can substantially affect visibility.

Track Specifics


The walk is 2km in length and takes approximately 45 minutes return.


Grass and gravel surface.


Dogs are allowed on the track, but must be restrained at all times.




Mount Nicoll and Loader Walks are located approximately 7km from the Fish Creek township off the Fish Creek – Foster Road. The road to the walking tracks is quite steep, unmade and not suitable for caravans.

More Walks

There are many more walking tracks to be discovered in South Gippsland.

Some are short, some are long, some are suitable for cycling, and all are are great way to enjoy time in our beautiful part of the world.